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Qualified energy conservation projects may be eligible for a tax credit.
Ducting on roof of industrial plantProjects that meet certain requirements are awarded tax credits on a competitive basis.

Incentive Programs Sunset

ODOE's Energy Incentive Programs are scheduled to sunset at the end of the 2017 tax year, which for some applicants may be as early as December 31, 2017.

Applicants who have already applied under a previous open opportunity announcement are eligible for a tax credit. ODOE must receive your final application before the expiration of your preliminary certificate or before the end of your 2017 tax year, whichever comes first. Your preliminary expiration date is listed on your preliminary certificate.​

What projects qualify? 

Conservation projects can include:
  • Building envelope improvements
  • Renewable thermal projects
  • Combined heat and power
  • Commercial, agricultural, and industrial processes

Am I eligible? 

Individuals, businesses, nonprofits, tribes, or other organizations in Oregon are eligible to apply. Eligible energy conservation projects must be completed at a business or residential rental property located in Oregon.

How much is the tax credit?

Tax credits are awarded up to $3.5 million, not to exceed 35 percent of the project's eligible costs.

Offerings for the four areas listed below are released at different times each year. These offerings announce:
  • Tax credit dollars available
  • Time period for applying
  • Required documentation
  • Technical requirements, and
  • Competitive criteria used to rank applications

​​Application Process

  1. Prior to any construction/installation, read the current offering
  2. Fill out the initial application
  3. If your project has been selected by ODOE for a tax credit, complete project as proposed.
  4. If project changes during construction, fill out an amendment application and let us know the changes.
  5. Once the project is complete, fill out the final application.
  6. For projects over $1 million, you will need to complete a Performance Agreement with ODOE (contact us for more information).

Program Offerings

​Project Type Current ​Offering
Materials
​Commercial Building​s ​None available ​---
​Renewable Thermal ​None available ​---
​Combined Heat & Power None available
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​Commercial, Agricultural, and Industrial Processes ​None available ---
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Initial Application (none available)
Final Application​
Recertification (Projects > $1M)
Application fo​r Amendment​
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